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Hanwood, Shropshire

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Hanwood, Shropshire

Hanwood is a large village in Shropshire, England. It is located 3 miles SW of Shrewsbury town centre, on the A488 road. The A5 is only a mile away. The Cambrian Line runs through the village but there is no longer a station here. It was closed in 1964, as a result of the Beeching Axe. Hanwood has a small shop, a pub (the "Cock Inn"), a post office and a primary school. The Rea Brook flows through the village and the village is laid along the floor of a small valley.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ4409
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
 

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